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Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry and Metro‑North Railroad

Updated Jan 9, 2024
For service between Haverstraw, New York, and Grand Central Terminal via Metro-North’s Ossining Station. Operated by NY Waterway.
Haverstraw – Ossining Ferry Maps

To Grand Central Terminal

Weekdays via Ossining Station

1Passengers may board at Ossining for Haverstraw until 8:57 a.m.

Morning ferries may leave Ossining up to five (5) minutes earlier than arrival times shown.

Haverstraw Ferry Terminal
Ossining Station1
Ferry Meets Train
Marble Hill
Harlem-125th Street
Grand Central Terminal
AM Peak 5:47 6:01 6:14 6:23 6:41 6:59 7:11 AM Peak
AM Peak 6:26 6:34 6:52 7:04 7:20 7:33 AM Peak
AM Peak 6:17 6:32 6:39 6:48 7:03 7:11 7:21 7:35 AM Peak
AM Peak 6:52 7:07 7:14 7:24 7:50 8:04 AM Peak
AM Peak 7:30 7:39 7:59 8:10 8:25 8:39 AM Peak
AM Peak 7:38 7:53 8:02 8:12 8:40 8:53 AM Peak
AM Peak 8:15 8:24 8:41 8:49 9:00 9:13 AM Peak
AM Peak 8:10 8:25 8:32 8:41 9:16 9:29 AM Peak
AM Peak 8:45 8:54 9:13 9:24 9:40 9:52 AM Peak
AM Peak 8:42 8:57 9:03 9:13 9:29 9:47 9:59 AM Peak

To Haverstraw

Weekdays via Ossining Station

2Evening ferries may leave Ossining up to five (5) minutes earlier if all connecting train passengers are aboard.   
3Passengers may board at Haverstraw for Ossining, except 9:56 p.m. Evening ferries may leave Haverstraw up to five (5) minutes earlier than arrival times shown.   
GEarly Getaway: Ferry runs 11/22 and 3/29/2024 only.   
Holidays: The ferry will not operate on Thanksgiving Day (11/23), Christmas Day (12/25), New Year’s Day (1/1/2024), President’s Day (2/19/2024). A special schedule will operate on Day After Thanksgiving Day (11/24), Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/15/2024).

Grand Central Terminal
Harlem-125th Street
Marble Hill
Train Meets Ferry
Ossining  Station2
Haverstraw Ferry Terminal3
PM G2:43 G2:54 G3:23 G3:31 G3:36 G3:51 PM
PM G3:21 G3:31 G3:43 G3:54 G4:13 G4:22 G4:27 G4:42 PM
PM Peak 4:07 4:17 4:34 4:51 5:01 5:06 5:21 PM Peak
PM Peak 4:38 4:48 5:04 5:21 5:31 5:36 5:51 PM Peak
PM Peak 5:16 5:27 5:54 6:05 6:10 6:26 PM Peak
PM Peak 6:00 6:10 6:26 6:43 6:53 6:58 7:13 PM Peak
PM Peak 6:28 6:38 6:51 7:03 7:22 7:32 7:37 7:52 PM Peak
PM Peak 6:54 7:04 7:17 7:29 7:48 7:58 8:04 8:19 PM Peak
PM Peak 7:35 7:45 7:53 8:02 8:22 8:32 8:38 8:53 PM Peak
PM Peak 7:59 8:09 8:22 8:34 8:53 9:02 9:07 9:22 PM Peak
PM 8:41 8:51 9:01 9:09 9:26 9:36 9:41 9:56 PM
Printable Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry Schedule

Download the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry Schedule to print.

Fares between Haverstraw and Grand Central Terminal

Monthly UniTicket: $343.50
Purchased with Metro-North monthly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines or ticket offices.

  • Combination bus/rail monthly Flash Pass
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail
  • Good seven days per week

Weekly UniTicket: $121.00
Purchased with Metro-North weekly rail ticket only.
Can only be purchased at ticket vending machines or ticket offices.

  • Combination bus/rail weekly Flash Pass
  • Unlimited travel on bus/rail
  • Good Saturday through Friday

Ferry Fares:

  • $4.50 One-way Peak
  • $2.25** Seniors/Disabled (65 or older)
  • $2.25 Child (6-11)
  • $38.25 Ten Trip

Rail Fares:

  • $15.25 One-way Peak
  • $11.25 One-way Off-peak
  • $7.50** Senior/Disabled (65 or older)
  • $1.00*** One-way Child (ages 5-11)
  • $299.75 Monthly Commutation
  • $106.50 Weekly Commutation
  • $152.50 Ten Trip Peak.
  • $95.75 Ten Trip Off‑peak

** Senior Citizen (65 or older), Medicare, or Person with Disability Identification required for discounted fare. Restrictions apply.

  • Senior Citizen Identification:
    • Driver’s license 
    • ​​​​​Medicare card
  • Person with Disability Identification:
    • Disabled identification card issued by MTA, or New York City.
    • Medicare ID card

*** Family fare. Up to four children, ages 5-11, for each fare paying adult. (The fifth child and all other children pay Child Fare. $7.50 Peak/$5.75 Off-Peak)

Fares effective August 20, 2023. Subject to change. Please purchase tickets before boarding. On‑board rail fares are higher.


PLEASE NOTE: Discounted one-way peak train and ferry fares. Valid for use on all trains, except on weekday trains arriving Grand Central Terminal between 5:00 am and 10:00 am.

Free Parking and Directions

Parking Lot attended Monday – Friday

5:30 am – 9:00 am and 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

From the North:
Take 9W South to Gurnee Ave. Left on Gurnee Ave. Continue straight (becomes Conklin Ave.) to W. Broad St. Left on W. Broad St. to Maple Ave. Right on Maple Ave. (Maple Ave. becomes Riverside Ave.) Continue to Dr. Girling Drive. Left on Dr. Girling Drive to parking lot/ferry entrance.

From the West:
Take Exit 13 on the Palisades Parkway (Rt. 202 East) to Gurnee Ave. Continue straight (becomes Conklin Ave.) to W. Broad St. Left on W. Broad St. to Maple Ave. Right on Maple Ave. (Maple Ave. becomes Riverside Ave.) Continue to Dr. Girling Drive. Left on Dr. Girling Drive to parking lot/ferry entrance.

From the South:

Take Route 304 North to 9W North. Turn right onto Short Clove Rd. Turn right onto Riverside Avenue. Turn right onto Dr. Girling Drive then keep left at fork to parking lot/ferry entrance.

Holiday Schedules

Saturdays & Sundays: No Service

1/15 M.L. King, Jr. Day Special Service
2/19 Presidents' Day No Service
5/27 Memorial Day No Service
7/4 Independence Day No Service
11/28 Thanksgiving Day No Service
11/29 Day After Thanksgiving Special Service
12/25 Christmas Day No Service
MTA Metro-North Railroad’s Guaranteed Ride Home Program

MTA Metro-North monthly UniTicket cus­tomers who ride the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry to Ossining Station and commute to Grand Central Terminal or Harlem-125th Street can get up to two free taxi rides per month from Tarrytown Station to their car or home during the few select times when the Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry is not scheduled to meet a train. For more information, including the name and phone number of the current taxi provider, please call 511.

Here’s how the program works:

  1. Present your valid UniTicket at any ticket window in Grand Central Terminal or, 6:40 AM – 9:30 PM, at Harlem‑125th Street Station.
  2. The ticket agent will stamp the UniTicket and give you a validated voucher. (Laminated UniTickets will not be accepted.)
  3. Take one of these trains from Grand Central Terminal to Tarrytown Station
    09:20 AM
    09:43 AM
    09:58 AM
    10:20 AM
    10:43 AM
    11:20 AM
    11:43 AM
    12:20 PM
    12:43 PM
    01:20 PM
    01:43 PM
    01:50 PM
    02:20 PM
    02:43 PM
    02:51 PM
    03:21 PM
    09:13 PM
    09:20 PM
    09:54 PM
    10:20 PM
    10:54 PM
    11:20 PM
    11:47 PM
    12:20 AM
    12:43 AM
    01:00 AM
  4. Call All County Transportation at 914-631-8294
  5. When you arrive at Tarrytown Station go to the taxi stand and present your voucher to the driver when you enter the taxi. (The voucher is good only for the day of the requested ride.)

It’s that simple! You’ll be taken to your car, home or to any location in Rockland, Orange or Bergen counties within 30 miles of Tarrytown Station.

Guaranteed Ride Home Program Hours  
Monday – Friday (excluding holidays)  meeting trains that leave Grand Central Terminal between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm; and between 9:00 pm and 1:50 am. 
Not valid on 2:43 pm and 3:21 pm trains when extra ferry operates. 

The program cannot be used when there is a delay in bus or train service due to breakdown or other problems.

Subject to restrictions and limitations set forth on this site, and the Guaranteed Ride Home voucher. 

Guaranteed Ride Home Program is jointly funded by the U.S. and the New York State Departments of Transportation.

Contact Information

MTA Police: 212-878-1001

Police Emergency Only: (888) MTA-911PD or 888-682-9117

MTA Metro-North Railroad: 511 
Schedules, fares, and Senior Citizen/Disabled accessibility 

Deaf/Hard of Hearing – Use the free relay service 711 or your preferred relay service provider to reach 511

Tickets and Fares brochure available at all ticket offices, Grand Central Terminal, and online at www.mta.info.

Metro-North Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

New York Waterway 

Information (800) 53‑FERRY / 800-533-3779

Offices – Weehawken, NJ 201-902‑8700 8 am – 5 pm

Complaints, Compliments, and Feedback

Visit us at www.mta.info

Social Medial 
Twitter • Instagram • Facebook 
@mtametronorth  #metronorth

Call: 511

By Mail:
Department of Employee Relations & Diversity
420 Lexington Ave., 12th Floor,
New York, NY 10170

Complaints may also be directed to:
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration,
Office of Civil Rights,
Attention: Complaint Team,
East Building 5th Floor—TCR,1200 New Jersey Ave. SE,
Washington, DC 20590

Commitments & Responsibilities

MTA Metro-North Railroad is committed to providing non-discriminatory service to ensure that no person is ex­clud­ed from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or sub­ject­ed to discrimination in the receipt of its ser­vices on the basis of race, color, national origin or in­come as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Responsibility: Metro-North Railroad cannot assume responsibility for inconven­ience, expense or damage resulting from errors in timetables, delayed trains, failure to make connections, or for changes in or shortage of equipment. The schedules, equipment, and fares in this timetable are subject to change without notice.

Winter Weather Contingency Bus Schedule

Emergency Alternative Service

In the unlikely event that the ferry cannot operate, customers are advised to:

  • Listen to your local radio station
  • Check mta.info
  • Listen for train announcements
  • Call 511

See Haverstraw-Ossining Winter Contingency Bus Schedule.

If the emergency is in the morning,

  • Use Haverstraw Dock as you normally would. Express buses will take you from there directly to Tarrytown Station to connect to the train.

If the emergency is in the evening,

  • Use Tarrytown Station where buses or other substitute trans­port­a­tion will be provided at the station’s bus area.

See all MTA Metro-North Railroad Connecting Services

Haverstraw-Ossining Ferry Operated by NY Waterway under contract with Metro‑North Railroad. 

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